Mr. Dan V. Plev
Dan V. Plev, MD is a neurosurgeon with a considerable experience in spinal assessment, treatment and surgery. He is a graduate of Mainz University, trained in Phoenix, AZ, USA and Munich, Germany where he completed his German Neurosurgical training.
He was awarded a MD for his experimental immunohistological work on proliferation markers in gliomas and meningiomas.
During his training he gained considerable experience in treating spinal disorders, ranging from degenerative conditions through to tumour work.
After moving to London he worked as the spinal research fellow at the London Spine Clinic for1.5 years, greatly increasing his exposure to and experience of treating spinal conditions. He has adopted the philosophy of the London Spine Clinic, managing patients in an holistic manner, utilizing the least invasive therapeutic measures when possible, to improve the patients’ symptoms.
Mr Plev and Mr Sutcliffe adopt the same approach to patient care, often operating together and discussing complicated issues on a regular basis.
Assessment of patients with low back pain or neck pain
Non-surgical treatment of degenerative spinal conditions
Non-surgical and surgical treatment of osteoporotic conditions
Surgical treatment of disc pathology with special emphasis on non-fusion techniques
North American Spine Society
Current Research Interests
Disc replacement surgery – cervical and lumbar spine
Motion preservation and dynamic stabilisation of the lumbar spine
Disc replacement surgery – adjacent level syndrome in the cervical spine
Anterior versus posterior disc pathology - assessment and treatment